Cleary University's MBA program named #34 in the country!

Posted: September 24, 2012 has named Cleary University to its list of top online MBA programs in the country, ranking the school #34 in the nation. According to the program, schools are ranked based on the following:

  • Affordability of the education, including tuition rates and financial aid options.
  • How long it takes to complete a program and how many credits are required to earn a degree.
  • The value of the school determined by additional benefits the school provides such as student perks, program perks and alumni resources.
  • Reputation and prestige also play a role in ranking scores, which takes into account accreditation and awards the school has received.
  • The quality of the institution is determined by enrollment statistics, as well as retention and graduation rates.
  • Academic quality is of high importance and includes factors like the competitiveness of admission, design and efficiency of the online program and flexibility of coursework.
  • Profiles of the faculty and diversity of the student body are also considered, as well as additional resources available to students beyond the virtual classroom.

“Cleary University is always pleased when external sources recognize our accomplishments, but as I tell our graduates, the real measure of our value is their accomplishments and they continue to advance their careers and bring efficiency and success to their employers,” said Cleary University President Tom Sullivan. “We recognize that online education is responsive to many of our student customers but that it is simply a method to deliver effective teaching and learning. We strive to be high-tech and high-touch within an instructional design constructed to achieve success for our students.”

Cleary University offers accelerated online MBAs in Accounting, Financial Planning, Green Business Strategy, Management, Nonprofit Management, and Organizational Leadership. For more information about our graduate programs, visit